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Aims/Description: Evidence-based practice is the integration of best research evidence with clinical expertise and patient experience in making decisions about the care of individual patients in speech and language therapy. This module introduces the principles and methods of evidence-based clinical practice. Students will (1) critically evaluate the methodological quality of the research using evidence-based practice and (2) apply these conclusions to clinical practice.

Restrictions on availability: Yes; this unit is restricted to M.Med students in the Department of Human Communication SciencesM

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work, Project/ portfolio

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